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Acropolis

Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, Athens 105 58 Greece
116 reviews

You pretty much have to go to the Acropolis if you're in Athens. It's not like you need reviews to tell you this.

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    0.15 mi

    Parthenon

    0.15 mi from Acropolis
    103 reviews

    The main building of the Acropolis, you don't want to miss this and take your time to really admire the buidling.

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  • 2
    0.06 mi

    The Erechtheion

    0.06 mi from Acropolis
    8 reviews

    Like all the structures on the Acropolis, it seems to be in a constant cycle of restoration. Very interesting design but even more fascinating history - I would recommend visiting this one specifically with someone who knows its story (or a good guide book).

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  • 3
    0.04 mi

    Odeon of Herodes Atticus

    0.04 mi from Acropolis
    27 reviews

    It is so amazing that performances are still held here! Gorgeous theater on the long climb to the Acropolis; well worth stopping here for a minute.

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  • 4
    0.23 mi

    Μουσείο Ακρόπολης

    0.23 mi from Acropolis
    12 reviews

    You can see findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens. The museum was built to house every artifact found on the rock and on its feet, from the Greek Bronze Age to Roman and Byzantine Greece. It is located near the Acropolis. You can't miss it if you are interested in being informed about Ancient Greece.

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  • 5
    0.04 mi

    Pnyx, Arios Pagos and Philopappou Hills

    0.04 mi from Acropolis
    2 reviews

    Amazing

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  • 6
    0.22 mi

    University of Athens

    0.22 mi from Acropolis
    2 reviews

    University of Athens or National Kapodestrian University of Athens (as it is the official name) is one of the largest and highly-reputed universities of Greece. It is located in Athens (Main building in Zografou area). The university consists of departments of almost every field.

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  • 7
    0.24 mi

    Acropolis Museum

    0.24 mi from Acropolis
    1 review
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  • 8
    0.11 mi

    Parthenon

    0.11 mi from Acropolis
  • 9
    0.27 mi

    New Acropolis Museum

    0.27 mi from Acropolis
    36 reviews

    One of the best museums of Greece, the Acropolis Museum hosts great exhibits from the Acropolis. Tip: visit first the Museum and then the Acropolis, so as to find out first what you will see afterwards. The Acropolis Museum is about 15 minutes away from "the Blue House" (by Metro).

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  • 10
    0.44 mi

    Temple of Olympian Zeus

    0.44 mi from Acropolis
    37 reviews

    A "must visit" place of Athens. It's story is quite interesting but the most impressive is the size of the temple. You won't be able to believe how could people living thousands years ago could ever build something like this!

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  • 11
    0.85 mi

    Panathenaic Stadium

    0.85 mi from Acropolis
    33 reviews

    The Panathenaic Stadium or Panathinaiko was another stop on the Athen tour. We got off the bus for long enough to admire from one end that athletic stadium that hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Reconstructed from the remains of an ancient Greek stadium, the Panathenaic is the only major stadium in the world built entirely of white ...

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  • 12
    0.63 mi

    Syntagma Square

    0.63 mi from Acropolis
    22 reviews

    Visiting just for the changing of the guards is worth it, but there is so much more here. In a lot of ways it feels like the heart of the city.

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  • 13
    0.95 mi

    Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    0.95 mi from Acropolis
    10 reviews

    Fittingly located at the front of the parliament building, the tomb is always well visited. Be sure to come in time for the very entertaining changing of the guard.

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  • 14
    0.91 mi

    Benaki Museum

    0.91 mi from Acropolis
    11 reviews

    This museum is absolutely underrated and often overlooked. It is the most modern museum with excellent exhibitions that are constantly changing. It is also at the entrance to Kolonaki where the chic fashionistas congregate. I love the vibe and the staff is knowledgeable and enthusiastic.

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  • 15
    0.41 mi

    Temple of Hephaestus

    0.41 mi from Acropolis
    23 reviews

    The temple of Hephaestus is located in the Ancient Agora of Athens and is one of the best preserved temples of Greece.

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  • 16
    0.72 mi

    Parliament Building

    0.72 mi from Acropolis
    34 reviews

    We also didn't get to go inside the Parliament building, but we did get a chance to see the guards marching in front of Parliament. Definitely something that should be on your to-do list for Athens.

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  • 17
    0.41 mi

    Plaka

    0.41 mi from Acropolis
    15 reviews

    I think we were just on the outskirts of the Plaka and didn't go exploring very much of it, there are some interesting shops and restaurants in this area of Athens.

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  • 18
    0.32 mi

    Ancient Agora

    0.32 mi from Acropolis
    27 reviews

    You can't visit Plaka and the Acropolis without also seeing the Agora! It is the heart of the city, the reason to fall in love with Athens and my favorite place to be.

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  • 19
    0.62 mi

    Archaeological Exhibits at the Syntagma Metro Station

    0.62 mi from Acropolis
    2 reviews

    An astonishing, awesome historical exhibit inside the metro of Syntagma station.

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  • 20
    0.98 mi

    National Garden

    0.98 mi from Acropolis
    6 reviews

    As it is maybe the only real park in Athens, when entering it gives you a feeling of changing dimension, of escaping from the chaos of the capital...

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